Orthotics are specifically designed devices which provide support, correct mal-alignment and improve function at a specific areas of the body. They can be used in many different circumstances and are highly adaptable to individual needs. Uses range from finger splints to help straighten out a finger following a fracture to suits designed to support the whole body which help with spinal alignment and reducing tone.
Leeds Physiotherapy’s comprehensive service is able to provides you with the expert physiotherapy with fast access to one of our orthotists. They are able to design and produce tailor made orthotic devices which will complement other aspects of treatment being received. Some of the more common conditions which require orthotic include:
- Broken finger
- Foot drop
- High tone